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Santa selfies at centre of Greggs’ festive campaign

Greggs has launched a new social media campaign, tying its pasty packaging to the internet with its #PastySanta selfies.

Pie Awards add gluten-free category

The British Pie Awards have introduced a new Free From Gluten category, as the competition officially opens for entries today.

Edme to sell malt loaves for charity

Ingredients firm Edme has been baking batches of malt loaves to raise money for a local charity.

Fortnum & Mason enjoys busiest year in store history

Luxury retailer Fortnum & Mason has seen a 14% increase in overall sales for the year up to July 2014, compared to last year.

Gail’s opts for private over public growth

Gail’s Bakery has reportedly ended talks of stock market flotation, and will now focus on growing the business privately.

Paul A Young to grow business

Leading London-based chocolatier Paul A Young plans to expand his four-strong business to span from Scotland to the south of England.

Crepe firm plans broad international growth

London-based Crepeaffaire is on the verge of major UK and international expansion plans with four new UK sites in the next four months.

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Chocolate facing supply shortage

The world faces a chocolate shortage with demand outstripping supply as prices have already risen 25% this year. 

Barry Callebaut launches chocolate challenge for caterers

Chocolate specialist Barry Callebaut is offering caterers the chance to win a trip to a cocoa plantation in its For The Love of Chocolate Challenge.

Discounters continue to dominate, as overall grocery declines

Aldi and Lidl have continued to storm the grocery market, despite an overall decline in the sector since Kantar Worldpanel records began in 1994.

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